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The Dangerous Taboo of Mental Health In England’s Football Culture

November 5, 2016 by  
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The Dangerous Taboo of Mental Health In England’s Football Culture

Mental health problems affecting the Premier League’s top players is an issue that crops up every now and again, but it is also an issue which is usually quickly dealt with swept under the carpet. Wayne Rooney has been one such player who has had rumours about the state of his mental health floating around […]

The Dangerous Taboo of Mental Health In England’s Football Culture

May 27, 2016 by  
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The Dangerous Taboo of Mental Health In England’s Football Culture

Mental health problems affecting the Premier League’s top players is an issue that crops up every now and again, but it is also an issue which is usually quickly dealt with swept under the carpet. Wayne Rooney has been one such player who has had rumours about the state of his mental health floating around […]

Best Apps For Soccer Fans

April 7, 2016 by  
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Best Apps For Soccer Fans

Best Apps For Soccer Fans Sometimes you just can’t get to a TV to watch the game. Sometimes, you don’t have time to take in the full soccer experience, and want to just flick through the highlights. Or you might be such a soccer nut that you absolutely need to be checking out what’s going […]

What’s Behind Soccer’s Bad Reputation?

April 1, 2016 by  
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What’s Behind Soccer’s Bad Reputation?

Soccer is a fantastic game. It’s easy to follow, it unites people, and there’s nothing quite like it for fixating the world on a single (literal) goal. Yet there are those who look askance at soccer. They say it’s a game which promotes violence, corruption, unhealthy habits, and a dubious sense of tribalism. What’s behind […]

Soccer Without Borders: Playing for Change

February 25, 2016 by  
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Soccer Without Borders: Playing for Change

If you ever wondered the extent to which soccer can change lives for the better, it may be time you discovered more about Soccer Without Borders, an international organization present in 10 countries (including Costa Rica, Argentina, South Africa and the U.S.), which thus far, has helped over 10,000 youths. The organisation aims to use […]

The Surprising Health Benefits of Soccer

February 21, 2016 by  
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The Surprising Health Benefits of Soccer

As a demanding game that involves running and giving one’s heart and soul to ensure one’s team scores a goal, soccer has long been documented as a pleasurable sport that improves all-round fitness. Certainly, those who consistently play the game made so appealing by stars like Pele or Messi know that the psychological benefits are […]

Marijuana and Soccer – Does Weed Enhance Athletic Performance?

February 16, 2016 by  
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Marijuana and Soccer – Does Weed Enhance Athletic Performance?

Soccer (or ‘football’ as it’s known elsewhere) is the world’s most popular sport. Marijuana is the world’s most popular drug. You may think that this is the only thing they have in common. After all, in the high-powered world of soccer (particularly in Europe), players are far more likely to develop problems with either alcohol […]